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Sailors, some in drag, posing for a group portrait within a highly-detailed stage set. Photographic postcard, 191-.

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Subjects in the uniform of Royal Navy ABSs (Able Seamen) pose with actors in costume including four drag characters, in a 'domestic' setting. Unlocated, World War I period. The actors pose together, some are dressed as sailors, two men in drag are wearing white; the detail of the set gives the impression of a lived-in space

Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.

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Identifier
ws859f88c
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
1910 to 1919?
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint ;
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